The Toilet Paper Blaster Skid Shot is not an early April Fools’ Day prank, but a real product that puts the Nerf Fortnite blasters to shame, or at least for some people. Simply put, it’s capable of blasting toilet paper up to 30 feet by transforming real toilet paper into clean spitballs. However, this gadgets uses water, not spit, for hygienic spitballs that are bio-degradable and easy to clean up. According to the manufacturer, you can get approximately 350+ spitballs per roll of 2-ply toilet paper. Product page. Read more for a video review and additional information.
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Musician Paul Nowell, also known as “Paul the Trombonist” on Twitter, accidentally activated his iPhone’s voice recognition system during a trombone-playing session and what happened next? Apple’s iMessage turned those musical notes into actual words, and to date, his Tweet has already received over 67,000 Retweets and 205,000 Likes since it was posted nearly 1.5-years ago. Read more for a video demonstration showing what exactly happened.
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Released in 1993 by Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering was the first trading card game created and it continues to thrive, with approximately twenty million players as of 2015, and over twenty billion Magic cards produced in the period from 2008-2016. One thing players may notice is that the flavor text – the italicized text, but not in parentheses, on a card that serves to provide a mood or give background information on the game world without effecting gameplay – on Magic cards is mystical, so this Google Translate experiment has yielded some unusual results to say the least. Read more to see a few examples.
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This isn’t the first time someone has digitally inserted themselves into celebrity photos, but “KirbyJenner” is the latest to do so, and is making waves by appearing in Kendall Jenner’s Instagram photos. “Kendall and I had to do science fair projects in 4th grade. Hers was called “How Flowers Bloom” and mine was called ‘Deadly Killer Bumblebees: When Will They Strike Next?” Kendall got an ‘A’ but I got a ‘D-’ because my data was pretty inconclusive and also made up. Anyways, that’s what this photo is supposed to symbolize. I think it’s art,” said Kirby about the photo above. Read more for some of his most popular images.
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Yes, believe it or not, a stock photo of an egg has become the most user liked Instagram post ever, surpassing 35-million likes at the type of writing. “I was sitting at home reading an article online about the top 20 Instagram posts of 2018. I thought it would be an interesting experiment to try and beat the record with something as basic as possible. Which led to me deciding on the egg. I guess it’s also a comment on celebrity culture and how fragile and easily cracked it is (pun intended),” said the account owner to Penn Live. Read more to see how celebrity Kylie Jenner responded to this after it broke her record for most liked post.
Many already know that RollerCoaster Tycoon is a series of simulation video games that lets players build and manage an amusement park. Each game challenges players with open-ended amusement park management, development, and construction. Marcel Vos has created “12 Years of Suffering” a ride that that doesn’t end for 12 straight years in real-world time. Simply put, it’s two separate coasters that have been joined together, with one taking up almost all of the park with single carts that go around 20 times and another on a smaller track that features 30 carts. Read more to see this crazy attraction in-action.
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Apple may not have its own booth at CES 2019, but it has found a way to catch the attention of the tradeshow goers this week by plastering a massive privacy bill board on the side of a SpringHill Suites by Marriott hotel, which overlooks the Las Vegas Convention Center. The “What happens on your iPhone, stays on your iPhone” Apple used is a play on the famous “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” slogan. The company may also have sent a few undercover employees to see how people react to the ad and / or what people are saying about their current “bendgate” iPad Pro controversy. Read more for more interesting images from around the web.
Are you a professional eSports gamer and have been looking for a backpack large enough for all of your gear or a high-powered Intel / AMD desktop machine, complete with monitor? If so, then look no further than “Backpacker’s Closet” by Japanese design studio CWF. It measures 100 cm in length and 68 cm in width while offering a maximum holding capacity of 180 liters (48 gallons). The shoulder straps feature extra padding and an additional middle strap to reduce stress on the wearer’s back and shoulders. Read more for additional pictures and information.
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For those who have never seen or heard of an internet meme, it’s basically a piece of media that spreads, often as mockery or for humorous purposes, and takes the form of an image, GIF or video. They can be a word or phrase, sometimes including intentional misspellings (such as lolcats) or corrupted grammar (such as in doge, all your base are belong to us, etc.). This is what happens when classical art gets turned into internet memes. Read more to see some of the most popular examples from this year, compiled by Bored Panda.
YouTube channel “Bad Lip Reading” have been known for their spoofs, whether it be sporting events, classic films, or even presidential speeches, they’ve probably done it all, except for Apple product launches, that is until…now. In this spoofed product launch event, you’ll see Apple CEO Tim Cook and Craig Federighi, the company’s senior vice-president of software engineering, showcasing a host of bizarre products, Apple Wings and Apple Toast included. Read more to watch the video and for additional information.